StatPro Group PLC – Standard form for notification of major holdings

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24 May 2018

StatPro Group plc                   

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i
 
1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:

STATPRO GROUP PLC

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an “X” if appropriate)
Non-UK issuer  
2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an “X”)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments  
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights  
Other (please specify)iii:  
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv
Name CANACCORD GENUITY GROUP INC
City and country of registered office (if applicable) VANCOUVER, CANADA
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v
Name DISCRETIONARY CLIENTS
City and country of registered office (if applicable) As above
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 22 MAY 2018
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY): 23 MAY 2018
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation
  % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A) % of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)
Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B) Total number of voting rights of issuervii
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 5.7151   5.7151 65,615,579
Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

N/A   N/A  
             

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of
shares
ISIN code (if possible)
Number of voting rightsix % of voting rights
Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB0006300213 N/A 3,750,000 N/A 5.7151
         
         
SUBTOTAL 8. A 3,750,000 5.7151
 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))
Type of financial instrument Expiration
date
x
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights
         
         
         
    SUBTOTAL 8. B 1    
 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))
Type of financial instrument Expiration
date
x
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights % of voting rights
           
           
           
      SUBTOTAL 8.B.2    
 

 

 

                   
9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an “X”)

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii  
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold % of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. 5.7151   5.7151
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Group Holdings Limited 5.7151   5.7151
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Group Holdings (Jersey) Limited 5.7151   5.7151
Hargreave Hale Ltd 5.7151   5.7151
 
10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:
Name of the proxy holder  
The number and % of voting rights held  
The date until which the voting rights will be held  
 
11. Additional informationxvi
 
         

 

Place of completion BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND
Date of completion 23 MAY 2018

 

 

Enquiries:

StatPro Group plc    
Justin Wheatley, Chief Executive   020 8410 9876  
Andrew Fabian, Finance Director      
Panmure Gordon – Nomad and Broker      
Corporate Finance – Freddy Crossley / Fabien Holler   020 7886 2500  
Corporate Broking – Tom Salvesen / James Stearns      
Instinctif Partners      
Adrian Duffield / Chris Birt   020 7457 2020  

 

About StatPro

StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group’s cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance. This multi-asset class analytics platform helps StatPro’s clients increase assets under management, improve client service, meet tough regulations and reduce costs.

The Group’s integrated and global data coverage includes over 3.2 million securities such as equities, bonds, mutual funds, FX rates, futures, options, OTCs, sector classifications and much else besides. StatPro also covers most families of benchmarks including MSCI, FTSE, Russell, NASDAQ and the open source Freedom Index.

The Group has operations in Europe, North America, South Africa, and Australia, with hundreds of clients in 39 countries around the world.

StatPro has grown its Annualised Recurring Revenue from less than £1 million in 1999 to around £53 million at the end of December 2017. Over 80% of recurring revenues are generated outside the UK. StatPro Group plc shares are listed on AIM.

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